“What if I told you the boundaries are wrong?” #AU2016

So, I’m here at Acton University in beautiful downtown Grand Rapids (I’m actually not kidding; the river is really pretty and I enjoyed walking along it last night) in a room full of several thousand traditional Catholics and evangelicals all concerned with economics and politics.  How exactly does a nice Episcopal priest and English major [Read More…]

Taking the Downward Mobility Plunge

What’s one practical goal you could undertake as a step toward evading the grip of consumerism and materialism which clearly pervades our culture right now? [Read more…]

Challenges and ideas: a report from the first annual National Faith and Work Association Meeting

By Mikel Del Rosario A Report from the National Faith and Work Association Inaugural Annual Gathering – Oct 22-23, 2015 The gathering was held at the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership on the beautiful campus of Charleston Southern University. I attended as a representative of the Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement at [Read More…]

From the archives: Amazon, #BlackFriday, and the Moral Limits of Shopping

By Jordan J. Ballor   Good now, sit down, and tell me, he that knows, Why this same strict and most observant watch So nightly toils the subject of the land, And why such daily cast of brazen cannon, And foreign mart for implements of war; Why such impress of shipwrights, whose sore task Does [Read More…]

Steve Garber on Dorothy Sayers on work

I appreciate a man who not only is a fan of Dorothy Sayers’s essays on work, but also read all the Lord Peter Wimsey novels with his wife during their first year of marriage. This is Steve Garber, of the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture, blogging on the institute’s website: As we talked, [Read More…]

Word-of-mouth reigns supreme: the role of publishers in a digital age: part 4 of an interview with Tami Heim

This post continues our partnership with Ethix, a publication of the Center for Integrity in Business in the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University.  Ethix has conducted many inspiring interviews with business leaders, and we’re excited to feature them here from time to time!  Read the previous parts of our interview with [Read More…]